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Mission messaging

  • The Champion of Trees

    The Morton Arboretum, a 1,700-acre living museum, champions trees throughout the world via scientific study, conservation, and advocacy.

    Canopy of trees interwoven below the blue sky
  • Growing Brilliantly

    People need trees. Help preserve and protect trees in your community and around the world when you support the Growing Brilliantly campaign at the Arboretum.

    A grove of trees
  • Hike the Arboretum

    Enjoy the unique beauty of The Morton Arboretum’s trees and early spring woodland ephemerals with one of these recommended hikes.

    A visitor hiking in the weeds surrounded by wildflowers
  • Dig Deeper

    As an education leader, we engage students, families, teachers, and life-long learners to dig a little deeper into the science of trees.

    A youth volunteer and a child inspecting rings on a tree cross-section with a magnifying glass.
  • Benefits of Trees

    Embrace all that trees have to offer—keeping us healthy to providing cleaner air, creating safer cities and increased home values, and surrounding us in beauty.

     The small yellow flowers on a branch of a Cornelian cherry dogwood
  • A Greener Future

    With scientific research at home and conservation leadership around the world, The Morton Arboretum is leading in the work to save trees.  

    Close up of a leaf and acorns

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